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Trenton in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rider College

 
 
Rider College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
1. Rider College Marker
Inscription. The Trenton Business College was founded on October 1, 1865 at the corner of Broad and Front Streets. After several relocations, the college constructed this building and occupied it on January 1, 1921. On February 4, 1921, the institution was reincorporated as Rider College in recognition of its founder, Andrew J. Rider. The college remained in this building until 1964 at which time it completed the move to its new campus in Lawrence Township.
 
Erected 1992 by Kiwanis Club of Trenton.
 
Location. 40° 13.262′ N, 74° 45.401′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of East State Street and Carroll Street, on the right when traveling west on East State Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08609, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sgt. John P. Beech (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Taylor (about 400 feet away); Mercer Cemetery at Trenton (about 400 feet away); Delaware and Raritan Canal (about 400 feet away); William Young (about 400 feet away);
Rider College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
2. Rider College Marker
Capt. Joseph A. Yard (about 500 feet away but has been reported missing); Dr. John Manners (about 500 feet away); Daniel Budd Bodine (about 500 feet away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Trenton.
 
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The Old Rider College Building image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, December 2007
3. The Old Rider College Building
Rider University image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 20, 2008
4. Rider University
Rider University is, today, located in Lawrenceville, NJ.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,001 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey.   4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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